Disorderly Play

How might we engage in disorderly play? How often do you play towards order? In the West we often create ways towards order. However, some Eastern philosophers view order as transient while chaos as ever-present. Order is what we float on to the chaos. Chaos is just...

Huizinga was concerned with play in its widest dimensions. In his view, sport is connected to art, music, poetry, religion, jurisprudence, and warfare. All are highly regulated opportunities for human expression where creativity is a commentary on public forms and forces.

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“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living,” said Dr. Seuss. “It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”

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Make Experiences

“Experience will guide us to the rules,” he said. “You cannot make rules precede practical experience” Antoine de Saint-Exupery in Night...

There are those that say yes, and there are those that say no. Those that say yes are rewarded by the adventures they have. Those that say no are rewarded by the safety they attain. There are far more no-sayers than yes-sayers.

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